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Urge Politicians to Make PPP Loans Deductible ACTION CALL: Urge Politicians to Make PPP Loans Deductible to Support Small Businesses The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, or PPP, was passed in order to provide small businesses across the United States crucial relief during widespread government shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These loans…

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Congress Must Make PPP Loans Deductible CONGRESS MUST MAKE PPP LOANS DEDUCTIBLE OR MORE SMALL BUSINESSES WILL CLOSE AND MORE JOBS WILL BE LOST The Facts The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, or PPP, was passed in order to provide small businesses across the United States much needed relief during widespread government shutdowns…

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SBAC Action Call – Support the R.I.S.E. Act! Urge Politicians to Help Create Jobs and Support Small Businesses With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Illinois, our politicians must act quickly to help those who have lost their jobs or businesses get safely back to work.  State Senator Ram Villivalam has filed legislation that will…

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Rebuilding Lives and Businesses Press Conference with A Safe Haven and SBAC The Small Business Advocacy Council and A Safe Haven have partnered up in the fight to Rebuild Lives and Businesses. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing people to lose their jobs, livelihoods and their homes. The situation is tragic. Small businesses continue to struggle. With…

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What can politicians do right now to help businesses? With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, we need politicians to support the small business community now.  The SBAC’s Elliot Richardson explains some things politicians can do right now to help in his Business Ledger article! Read Article Categories Action Calls Advocacy Events SBAC News Archives Archives…

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SBAC’s Elliot Richardson on WGN Radio SBAC’s Elliot Richardson talks with Anna Davlantes on WGN Radio about the impact the pandemic has had on the small business community. There has never been a more important time to stand with small business than right now! Listen to the whole 8-minute interview here: Listen to the Interview…

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R.I.S.E. Act – A Word from RISE Fest Performers COVID19 has had a devastating impact on many gig workers and independent contractors. During our SBAC Rise Fest, we had a chance to speak candidly with our local performers on how they’ve been affected by the pandemic. They explain the loss in their community, in their…

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Recommendation for Legislation on Minority Contracting Illinois has failed to ensure that Black owned businesses procure their fair share of government contracts and revenue from government projects. Loopholes must be closed and reforms be made now! Read the SBAC’s recommendations for legislation to reform the process. Read the Recommendations here Categories Action Calls Advocacy Events…

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SBAC and Fifth Third Bank Present: Post Election Commentary by Jeff Korzenik A Post Election Commentary Presented by: Jeff Korzenik Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist,  Fifth Third Investment Management Group Discussion Points: Post-Election Policy and Market Implications Current State of the U.S. Economy: Differences and Similarities with Past Downturns The Impact of Monetary and Fiscal Intervention…

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Graduated Income Tax Town Hall Recording 9/24/2020 The resounding success of our last Graduated Income Tax Town Hall has prompted the IACCE and SBAC to partner on a follow-up forum.  Ralph Martire and Leslie Munger returned to answer your questions about the proposed graduated income tax. Ralph Martire is the Executive Director for the Center for…

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